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SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

QUEENS INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES IN STABBING DEATH OF MOTHER Defendant Allegedly Repeatedly Slashed and Stabbed 78-Year-Old Woman with Butcher Knife: Faces Up to 25 Years-to-Life in Prison if Convicted

BROOKLYN MAN INDICTED FOR VIOLENT ATTACKS ON TWO WOMEN JUST WEEKS APART IN VICTIMS' APARTMENT BUILDINGS IN REGO PARK Defendant Charged with Burglary, Robbery and Strangulation; Faces Up to 50 Years-to-Life in Prison if Convicted
SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

ARRAIGNMENT UPDATE:

QUEENS MAN ARRAIGNED ON INDICTMENT CHARGING HIM WITH MURDER AS A HATE CRIME FOR LABOR DAY STABBING DEATH Defendant Allegedly Used Homophobic Slur Just Before Knife Attack; Accused Faces Up to 25 Years to Life in Prison if Convicted

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ WITH FAMILIES OF MURDER VICTIMS DURING NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE
SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 DISBARRED QUEENS ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH GRAND LARCENY FOR STEALING SETTLEMENT CASH FROM CLIENT Defendant Allegedly Forged Client's Signature on Civil Lawsuit Settlement Check; Faces Up to 4 Years in Prison if Convicted
SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HOMICIDE IN FATAL CAR CRASH THAT KILLED WOMAN Defendant Was Allegedly Intoxicated and Driving At 97 MPH Seconds Before Crash; Faces Up to 25 Years in Prison
SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 FAR ROCKAWAY HUSBAND CHARGED WITH MURDER IN STABBING DEATH OF WIFE Defendant Allegedly Bolted From the Scene and Called 911; Faces Up to 25 Years to Life in Prison if Convicted
QUEENS MAN INDICTED ON ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT CHARGES FOR SHOOTING OF FORMER SUNY BUFFALO FOOTBALL PLAYER Surveillance Video Allegedly Shows Defendant Shooting Point Blank at Victim; Faces Up to 25 Years in Prison If Convicted
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 QUEENS MAN INDICTED ON HATE CRIME CHARGES FOR LABOR DAY STABBING DEATH Defendant Allegedly Used Homophobic Slurs Just Before Knife Attack; Accused Faces Up to 25 Years to Life in Prison if Convicted
  QUEENS FOURSOME INDICTED ON SEX TRAFFICKING CHARGES FOR FORCING THREE TEENAGE GIRLS INTO PROSTITUTION Defendants Set Up Brothel-Style Business at JFK Inn Hotel and Threatened Victims with Death if They Did Not Have Sex for Cash; Two Accused Traffickers Charged with Law Related to Child Victims
SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 WOMAN CHARGED WITH HATE CRIME FOR THROWING BOTTLE AT FEMALE JOGGER AND CALLING HER THE N-WORD Defendant Allegedly Told Victim to "Go Back to Africa" in Attack Caught on Video; Faces Up to 7 years in Prison if Convicted
  QUEENS CONTRACTOR AND HIS BUSINESS PLEAD GUILTY TO VIOLATING PREVAILING WAGE LABOR LAWS AND STEALING MORE THAN $1.5 MILLION FROM WORKERS Glen Oaks Resident and Laser Electrical Cheated Employees Despite Securing City Contracts That Required Pervailing Wage for Workers; Defendant and Business Will Repay Cheated Personnel as Part of Plea Deal
SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 BRONX MAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES FOR HIT-AND-RUN BOX TRUCK CRASH THAT KILLED NEW FATHER IN MIDDLE VILLAGE THIS SUMMER Defendant Allegedly Left Trail of Destruction Slamming into Vehicles in Both Queens and Brooklyn Before Fatal Collision on Metropolitan Avenue; Accused Faces Up to 25 Years to Life in Prison if convicted
SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 QUEENS MAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES IN STABBING DEATH OF HIS YOUNGER HALF BROTHER Defendant Faces 25 Years to Life in Prison If Convicted
  COLLEGE POINT WOMAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES IN STABBING DEATH OF FORMER BOYFRIEND Defendant Allegedly Attacked Victim During Argument Over Toddler Child; Faces Up to 25 Years to Life in Prison If Convicted
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER IN NEAR FATAL BEATING OF WOMAN REPEATEDLY STRUCK WITH NAIL-RIDDLED WOODEN PLANK Victim Lost an Eye, Had Teeth Knocked Out and Her Face Permanently Disfigured in Attack; Defendant Faces Up to 25 Years in Prison If Convicted
SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER FOR SHOOTING AT NYPD OFFICERS RESPONDING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 911 CALL Defendant Faces Up to Life in Prison if Convicted
SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 TWO QUEENS RESIDENTS INDICTED AND CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE DEATH OF JACKSON HEIGHTS MAN SHOT IN THE BACK Victim Was Running Away When Struck by Bullet; Defendants Face Up to 25 Years to Life in Prison if Convicted
SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 REPUTED GANG MEMBER INDICTED ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES FOR JULY SHOOTING OUTSIDE UMBRELLA HOTEL IN KEW GARDENS Defendant Faces Up to 10 Years in Prison if Convicted
SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 FAR ROCKAWAY MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN LABOR DAY STABBING DEATH Defendant Allegedly Used Knife to Kill Brooklyn Man During Argument: Faces Up to 25 Years to Life in Prison If Convicted
SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 ALBANY MAN INDICTED ON VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES FOR FAR ROCKAWAY CAR CRASH THAT KILLED 8-YEAR-OLD SON Defendant Allegedly Was Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Marijuana; Faces Up To 8 1/3 to 25 Years in Prison If Convicted




 


 
 
 
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